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Stuck with Jury Duty

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A man with admittedly limited English skills went to a Springfield, Mass., courthouse in December to address a traffic ticket, but somehow wound up on a jury trying Donald Campbell on two counts of assault. Officials said the man just got in the wrong line and followed jurors to a room; the real sixth juror mistakenly went to another room. The jury, including the accidental juror, found Campbell guilty. He got a new trial when the mistake was discovered.

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